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Dr Katy James BSc (Hons), PhD

Principal Postdoctoral Research Associate

Principal Postdoctoral Research Associate in the Centre for Evidence-Based Agriculture (CEBA) at Harper Adams University. 

I work in the CEBA, a reviewing, training and co-ordinating centre for the collation and synthesis of agri-food evidence to support decision-making in policy, industry, practice and research.

My research interests include:

  • Evidence synthesis methodology for environmental and agricultural decision making
  • Mitigating the environmental impacts of agriculture
  • Sustainable development in the agri-food sector
  • Dissemination and use of research evidence

Current and recent projects

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Professional Memberships

British Ecological Society (member of the Agricultural Ecology Special Interest Group)

Systematic Mapping Methods Group - Collaboration for Environmental Evidence

Academic Department: Crop and Environment Sciences

Research profile: ORCID

Publications

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Other publications

  • Dicks, L.V., Ashpole, J.E., Dänhardt, J., James, K., Jönsson,A. M., Randall, N., Showler, D.A., Smith, R.K., Turpie, S., Williams, D. and Sutherland, W.J. (2018) Chapter 4 Farmland Conservation. In: Sutherland, W.J., Dicks, L.V., Ockendon, N., Petrovan, S.O. and Smith, R.K (eds) 2018. What Works in Conservation 2018.Cambridge, UK: Open Book Publishers, 2018. DOI: 10.11647/OBP.0131
  • James, K.L., Back, M., Prior T. unpublished (2018) A literature review of the Meloidogyne species that pose a threat to potato production in the UK. A report for the AHDB.
  • Back, M., James, K.L., Randall, N.R. unpublished. (2018) Identifying the future crop protection needs for the potato crop – a gap analysis. A report for the AHDB.
  • James, K.L., Randall, N.P., Graceson, Herath, A.T., Lewis, P., Gaze, W., Leonard, A., Wellington, W., Holden, J. unpublished. (2017) Rapid Evidence Assessment: the relative risks to human health from the occurrence of antimicrobial resistance and antibiotic resistance genes in the aquatic environment. Defra WT1588.
  • James, K.L., Robinson, P., Randall, NR. unpublished. (2017) Reducing cattle’s susceptibility to Mycobacterium bovis infection through improved nutrition, establishing a knowledge base.
  • Dicks, L.V., Ashpole, J.E., Dänhardt, J., James, K., Jönsson,A. M., Randall, N., Showler, D.A., Smith, R.K., Turpie, S., Williams, D. and Sutherland, W.J. (2017) Chapter 4 Farmland Conservation. In: Sutherland, W.J., Dicks, L.V., Ockendon, N. and Smith, R.K (eds) 2017. What Works in Conservation 2017.Cambridge, UK: Open Book Publishers, 2017. DOI: 10.11647/OBP.0131
  • James, K.L., Randall, N.P., Haddaway, N.R. (2016) A methodology for systematic mapping in environmental sciences Environmental Evidence 5:7
  • Bayliss, H.R., Haddaway, N.R., Eales, J., Frampton, G.K., James, K.L. (2016) Updating and amending systematic reviews and systematic maps in environmental management. Environmental Evidence 5:20 (6 September 2016)
  • James, K.L., Randall, N.P., Walters, K.F.A., Haddaway, N.R., Land, M. (2016) Evidence for the effects of neonicotinoids used in arable crop production on non-target organisms and concentrations of residues in relevant matrices: a systematic map protocol. Environmental Evidence 5:22 (3 October 2016)
  • Randall, N.P., Donnison, L.M., Lewis, P.J., James, K.L. (2015) How effective are on-farm mitigation measures for delivering an improved water environment? A systematic map. Environmental Evidence 4:18
  • Dicks, L.V., Ashpole, J.E., Danhardt, J., James, K., Jonsson, A.M., Randall, N., Showler, D.A., Smith, R.K., Turpie, S., Williams, D., Sutherland, W.J. (2014) Farmland Conservation: Evidence for the effects of interventions in northern and western Europe. Exeter: Pelagic Publishing. (PDF available at: http://conservationevidence.com/synopsis/index)
  • James, K.L., Randall, N.P. and Millington, A. (2014) The impact of pesticides used for amenity purposes on controlled waters. Quick Scoping Review. Final Report WT1546.
  • Randall, N.P. and James, K.L. (2012) The effectiveness of integrated farm management, organic farming and agri-environment schemes for conserving biodiversity in temperate Europe - A systematic map. Environmental Evidence 1:4
  • Pywell, R.F., Meek, W.R., Hulmes, L.,Hulmes, S., James, K.L., Nowakowski, M. and Carvell, C. (2011) Management to enhance pollen and nectar resources for bumblebees and butterflies within intensively farmed landscapes. Journal of Insect Conservation 15(6):853-864
  • Pywell, R. F., Warman, E. A., James, K. L., Nowakowski, M. (2011) Management of wild birdseed mixes to increase resource delivery. Vegetation Management, Sheffield Hallam University, Sheffield, UK, 27-28 April 2011.
  • Jones, T., Feber, R., Hemery, G., Cook, P., James, K.L., Lamberth, C.and Dawkins, M. (2007) Welfare and environmental benefits of integrating commercially viable free-range broiler chickens into newly planted woodland: A UK case study. Agricultural Systems 94:177-188
  • Brooks, A.S., Wilcox, A., Cook, R.T., James, K.L. and Crook, M.J. (2006) The use of an alternative food source (red clover) as a means of reducing slug pest damage to winter wheat: Towards field implementation. Pest Management Science 62:252-262
  • Pywell, R.F., James, K.L., Herbert, I., Meek, W.R., Bell, D. and Nowakowski, M. (2005) The effects of age and architecture on the quality of overwintering habitat for beetles and spiders on arable farmland. Biological Conservation 123:79-90
  • Collins, K.L., Boatman, N.D., Wilcox, A. and Holland, J.M. (2003) Effects of different grass treatments used to create overwintering habitat for predatory arthropods on arable farmland. Agriculture, Ecosystems and Environment 96:59-67
  • Collins, K.L., Boatman, N.D., Wilcox, A.and Holland, J.M. (2003) A 5-year comparison of overwintering polyphagous predator densities within a beetle bank and two conventional hedgebanks. Annals of Applied Biology 143:63-71
  • Collins, K.L., Boatman, N.D., Wilcox, A., Holland, J.M. and Chaney, K. (2002) Influence of beetle banks on cereal aphid predation in winter wheat. Agriculture, Ecosystems and Environment 93:337-350
  • Wadsworth, R.A., Carey, P.D., Heard, M.S., Hill, M.O., Hinsley, S.A., Meek, W.R., Pannell, D.J., Ponder, V., Renwick, A.W., James, K.L. (2002) A review of research into the environmental and socio-economic impacts of contemporary and alternative arable cropping systems. Review for the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs. Centre for Ecology and Hydrology. Monks Wood.
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